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Jonathan Lethem
powerHouse Arena, Thursday, March 19 at 7pm
Jonathan Lethem (The Man Who Was Thursday, Dombey and Son, As She Climbed Across the Table, Chronic City, Fortress of solitude, Girl in Landscape, Men and cartoons, Motherless Brooklyn, The Disappointment Artist, The Fortress of Solitude, The Vintage Book of Amnesia, You Don't Love Me Yet, Dissident Gardens, The Ecstasy of Influence, Mind of an outlaw)

Jonathan Lethem is the author of nine novels, including most recently Dissident Gardens. A recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, Lethem has published his stories and essays in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Rolling Stone, Esquire, and The New York Times, among others. He lives in California. (added from Random House)… (more)

Jonathan Lethem has 2 media appearances.

Jonathan Lethem
To The Best of Our Knowledge, Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 0am
Jonathan Lethem's 'You Don't Love Me Yet'
Fresh Air, Monday, March 12, 2007 at 0am
Jonathan Lethem discusses You Don't Love Me Yet.

Author Jonathan Lethem's new novel is You Don't Love Me Yet. He is also the author of the semi-autobiographical novel, The Fortress of Solitude, about a white kid growing up in an African-American and Latino neighborhood in New York. His novel Motherless Brooklyn won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. His other books include Girl in Landscape and Amnesia Moon. (Shortride)… (more)

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